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Confucius and Fresh

May 3, 2021

Catching up with the Breaks

The Breaks are back after a two week hiatus. In this episode: Confucius and Fresh honor Shock G who passed away on April 22. both hosts discuss Irv Gotti's comments about the passing of DMX the hosts debate whether Busta Rhymes was right to crown Bobby Shmurda "The King of New York." you'll learn little known facts about Irv Gotti, Fat Joe, Mase, Diddy, Lord Infamous, Cappadonna & Drake's classic record "Views." In his Unpopular Opinion Fresh states that, "Sorry Not Sorry" the DJ Khaled song featuring  Jay-Z and Nas is lackluster. In his Confucius Says segment Confucius encourages people…

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April 12, 2021

The Breaks: Rest in Power DMX

In this episode of The Breaks hosts Confucius and Fresh: mourn the passing of DMX. tell you some little know facts about DMX as part of Random Hip-Hop facts discuss Diddy's open letter calling out GM for not investing in Black-owned Media You can hear the latest full broadcast of The Breaks Saturday night show.

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April 5, 2021

Prayers for DMX

This week on The Breaks: hosts Confucius and Fresh send prayers out to DMX, who was currently hospitalized after a heart attack. both hosts break down the recent beef between OJ da Juiceman and Waka FlockaFlame. Fresh and Confucius discuss Young Dolph's announcement that he once again is retiring from music. you'll learn little known facts about Biggie, DJ Clue, Steve Stout, the Martin TV Show, OJ da Juiceman, Gucci Mane, Cam'ron and more in this week's installment of Random Hip-Hop Facts. Fresh states his Unpopular Opinion that Papoose's time has passed. In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius encourages people…

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About

Confucius Jones

Confucius Jones is a lifelong Austin native who has generationally roots in the city. It’s with that upbringing that lead him to try to change the city he loves through music. DJing since his teens and now on radio at KUTX, Confucius strives to create a new industry for people of color through his many platforms.


Fresh

Aaron Knight, better known as Fresh, is an on-air host for KUTX 98.9 in Austin, TX, co-hosting Austin’s top Hip Hop and R&B radio show and podcast, The Breaks. Fresh has run his own top-rated music blog with Fresh Prince of the ATX (where his moniker derives from), and has done some freelance writing for various platforms. Fresh has been community-oriented by speaking to the youth at various schools, as well as working with Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area. In 2020, Fresh was a recipient of the Capitol View Arts, “Growing the Tradition” award for his continued work in the Austin music community.

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